Vote 4 Autism – An Advocacy Campaign of the Autism Society
This site will keep you connected to what is going on in state and federal government. Our “Take Action” links let you instantly tell your legislators what you think about legislation which affects people with autism. Also, please make sure to take a look at what is going on in your state as well as what is happening on the national level. And don’t forget to check back often! Politics is a 24/7 game and you want your voice heard when it matters!
On Wednesday, February 12, Senator Tom Harkin, Chairman of the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP), will host an event to discuss the findings of a Committee investigation into the obstacles faced by parents whose children were secluded or restrained in public schools.
Autism Society of America signs letter urging Obama to Ensure Disabled Workers Receive Equal Wage Increases
February 5, 2014
Autism Society joined other national organizations to urge President Obama to utilize his authority to end the use of subminimum wage for employees with disabilities.
Join Advocates Across the Country: Ask your Congressman to Sign on to the Disabilities Rights Treaty!
January 9, 2014
The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) is an international disability treaty which provides a vital framework for creating legislation and policies around the world that embrace the rights and dignity of all people with disabilities, including autism spectrum disorder. Learn more about what you can do to ensure this treaty is ratified and the rights of all are upheld!